Dr. Mausumi Adhya

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualifications : B. Sc. (Hons.) (CU); M. Sc. (CU); PHD - Chemistry, (Jadavpur Univeristy); UGC NET (UGC-CSIR)

Interest/Research : Protein Chemistry, Glycobiology, Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Microbiology Immunohistochemistry

Email Id : mausumi.adhya@nshm.com

Academic Experience : 9 Years

PhD in Biochemistry from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, M. Sc in Chemistry from Calcutta University, She was a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Seoul National University and Jeju National University in South Korea. She is a rank holder of NET (among top 20%) and GATE (5th) Examinations. She is reviewer of a reputed immunology Journal of Elsevier. She is a life member of Indian Science Congress Association.

Academic Experience: She has been associated with teaching more than 9 years and teach different subjects in undergraduate and master’s degrees.

Research Highlight: She has 9 years research experience in different renowned laboratories. She has bagged 14
international and 2 national publications. She has authored the textbook ‘Biochemistry (general and Ocular)’.

1. Biochemistry (General and Ocular), Book for B. Optometry students of MAKAUT, M Adhya and B Singha, 2018.
2. Purification and Characterization of Vitellin from the Egg of the Suminoe Oyster Crassostrea ariakensis and Cross-Reactivity of Anti-vitellin Antibody with Other Marine Invertebrate Egg Proteins, M Adhya (Corresponding author), B K Kim, H D Jeung, M Cho, K S Choi, The Protein Journal, vol. 37, 82-92, 2018.
3. Gal/GalNAc specific multiple lectins in marine bivalve Anadara granosa, M Adhya (Corresponding author), B Singha, Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 50, 242-246, 2016.
4. Detection of polyhexose in O-glycans of pig heart tissues proteins by MALDI-TOF MS, M Adhya, B Singha, Book Chapter (National Seminar, NHIT, Durgapur), 332-338, 2015.
5. Detection of Hanganutziu–Deicher antigens in O-glycans from pig heart tissues by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry H J Jeong, M Adhya, H M Park, Y G Kim, B G Kim, Xenotransplantation, 20, 407-417, 2013.
6. Lectins with varying specificity and biological activity from marine bivalves, B P Chatterjee, M Adhya, Book chapter (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd), 41-68, 2013.
7. The Sweets standing at the Borderline between Allo- and Xenotransplantation, KS Jang, Y G Kim, M Adhya, H M Park, B G Kim, Xenotransplantation, 20, 199-208, 2013.
8. Cloning and localization of MCdef, a defensin from Manila clams (Ruditapes philippinarum), M Adhya, H D Jeung, H S Kang, KS Choi, D S Lee, M Cho, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B 161, 25– 31, 2012. Temporal Variation of Perkinsus olseni Infection Intensity in the Manila Clam Ruditapes philippinarum in Gomso Bay, Off the West Coast of Korea, H S Yang, K I Park, L Donaghy, M Adhya, K S Choi, Journal of Shellfish Research, 31, 685-690, 2012.
10. Expression and localization of MCsialec, a sialic acid-specific lectin in the marine bivalve Manila clam, Ruditapes philppinarum, M Adhya , K S Choi, Y Yu, M Cho, Journal of Fish Diseases, 2010, 33, 889–899.
11. Macoma birmanica agglutinin recognizes glycoside cluster of β-GlcNAc/Glc and α-Man, M Adhya, B Singha, B P Chatterjee, Carbohydrate Research, 344,2489-2495,2009.
12. Purification and characterization of an N-acetylglucosamine specific lectin from marine bivalve Macoma birmanica, M Adhya, B Singha, B P Chatterjee, Fish Shellfish Immunology, 27, 1-8, 2009.
13. Characterization, tissue expression, and immunohistochemical localization of MCL3, a C-type lectin produced by Perkinsus olseni-infected Manila clams (Ruditapes philippinarum) M Adhya, J Y Kim, S K Cho, K S Choi, M Cho, Fish Shellfish Immunology, 25, 598-603, 2008.
14. Catfish (Clarias batrachus) serum lectin recognizes polyvalent Tn [α-D-GalpNAc1-Ser/Thr], Tα [β-D- Galp- (1-3)-α-D-GalpNAc1-Ser/Thr] and II [β-D-Galp-(1-4)-β-D-GlcpNAc1-] mammalian glycotopes, B Singha, M Adhya, B P Chatterjee, Carbohydrate Research, 343, 2384-2392, 2008.
15. Multivalent II [β-D-Galp-(1→4)-β-D-GlcpNAc] and Tα [β-D-Galp-(1→3)-α-D-GalpNAc] specific Moraceae family plant lectin from the seeds Ficus bengalensis fruits, B Singha, M Adhya, B P Chatterjee, Carbohydrate Research, 342, 1034-1043, 2007.
16. Ficus cunia agglutinin for recognition of bacteria, M Adhya, B Singha, B P Chatterjee, Inidian Journal of Biophysics and Biochemistry , 43, 94-97, 2006.
17. Chitosan from Mucor rouxii: production and physico-chemical characterization, S Chatterjee, M Adhya, AK Guha, BP Chatterjee, Process Biochemistry, 40, 395-400, 2005.